Cancer

Clinical insights, innovative procedures, and tips for helping to prevent and treat cancer

  • WNBA's Seattle Storm Hosts "Storm Out Cancer" Night presented by Swedish Cancer Institute

    WNBA's Seattle Storm Hosts "Storm Out Cancer" Night presented by Swedish Cancer Institute

    During the game, the Storm Foundation presented a $20,000 check to the Swedish Cancer Institute's Patient Assistance Fund.

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  • UV Safety: How to Protect Yourself from the Sun’s Rays

    UV Safety: How to Protect Yourself from the Sun’s Rays

    Ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure causes most skin cancers. What can you do to protect yourself?

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  • Men’s health: It’s never too early to start annual exams.

    Men’s health: It’s never too early to start annual exams.

    Getting an annual exam might not sound like fun, but regular primary care appointments can lead to better health long term.

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  • Cancer survivorship affects your mind, body and spirit

    Cancer survivorship affects your mind, body and spirit

    A medical oncologist at Swedish offers insight into cancer survivorship and outlines strategies to make life after diagnosis a positive experience.

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  • Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for brain tumors.

    Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for brain tumors.

    Brain tumors are rare. They occur in various parts of the brain, causing a variety of symptoms. Learn about the signs and cutting-edge treatments.

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  • Melanoma is a common cancer. Learn about signs and treatments.

    Melanoma is a common cancer. Learn about signs and treatments.

    Melanoma is the fifth most common skin cancer. It’s invasive but is easily treated with early detection. Discover the signs and leading-edge therapies.

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  • Women’s health: Changes for every phase of life

    Women’s health: Changes for every phase of life

    Women’s health issues change through all phases of life. Find out what to expect at every age.

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  • Understanding oral, head and neck cancers

    Understanding oral, head and neck cancers

    A head and neck specialist at Swedish answers common questions about oral, head, and neck cancers, their causes, and ways to prevent them.

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  • At Swedish, a visionary initiative to advance the early detection of cancer

    At Swedish, a visionary initiative to advance the early detection of cancer

    Charles Drescher, M.D., will lead the Initiative for Cancer Prevention and Early Detection at the newly formed Paul G. Allen Research Center at Swedish Cancer Institute.

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  • Harnessing the power of the body’s own immune system to treat (and defeat) cancer

    Harnessing the power of the body’s own immune system to treat (and defeat) cancer

    Kelly Paulson, M.D., Ph.D., will lead the Center for Immuno-oncology at the newly formed Paul G. Allen Research Center at Swedish Cancer Institute

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  • Hank Kaplan, M.D., helms an initiative at Swedish that will change our understanding of cancer and benefit patients for generations to come

    Hank Kaplan, M.D., helms an initiative at Swedish that will change our understanding of cancer and benefit patients for generations to come

    Dr. Kaplan brings over 40 years of experience to the role.

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  • How giving to Swedish shapes the future of health care

    How giving to Swedish shapes the future of health care

    Recent philanthropic gifts lead to innovative technology and research that is shaping the future of healthcare. Learn more and join us.

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  • At Swedish, Sara Jo Grethlein, M.D., MBA, leads a transformational moment in cancer research and care

    At Swedish, Sara Jo Grethlein, M.D., MBA, leads a transformational moment in cancer research and care

    Sara Jo Grethlein, M.D., MBA, will help lead the visionary work of physician researchers at the Paul G. Allen Research Center at Swedish Cancer Institute.

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  • Oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery method expands cancer treatment options

    Oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery method expands cancer treatment options

    The oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery method provides effective cancer treatment that preserves the breast’s appearance while removing cancer cells. Learn more.

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  • Support, Community for Family Members Who Become Caregivers

    Support, Community for Family Members Who Become Caregivers

    Swedish is helping ease the way for those supporting loved ones during serious illness. Read more.

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  • Experts recommend changes to low-dose aspirin protocol. What do you need to know?

    Experts recommend changes to low-dose aspirin protocol. What do you need to know?

    The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF),made some recommendations for changing the protocol of low-dose aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease and colorectal cancer. learn more.

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  • Swedish announces transformational $20 million gift

    Swedish announces transformational $20 million gift

    Bequest from the late Paul G. Allen will fund research that will change cancer care and treatment

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  • Breast cancer: New research. New therapies. New hope.

    Breast cancer: New research. New therapies. New hope.

    Researchers at Swedish Cancer Institute are part of groundbreaking research with the potential to improve care for breast cancer patients everywhere.

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  • Consider Your Family Story This Year on Genetic Counselor Awareness Day

    Consider Your Family Story This Year on Genetic Counselor Awareness Day

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  • Medical Acupuncture for Dry Mouth (Xerostomia) Now Available at Swedish

    Medical Acupuncture for Dry Mouth (Xerostomia) Now Available at Swedish

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